Scottish League One
StranraerStranraer1AyrAyr United0

Stranraer 1-0 Ayr United

Stranraer moved up to eighth in Scottish League One after claiming their second victory in a row with a win over promotion chasers Ayr.

Scott Robertson headed wide early on while at the other end goalkeeper David McGurn saved brilliantly after Jordan Preston had burst through on goal.

It proved crucial intervention as the hosts took the lead when Jamie Longworth scored on the rebound.

Ayr pushed hard in the closing stages but could not find a way through.

Line-ups

Stranraer

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1McGurnSubstituted forCurrieat 81'minutes
  • 4Pettigrew
  • 24Rumsby
  • 2Robertson
  • 15Dick
  • 20McGuiganSubstituted forTurnerat 85'minutes
  • 8Bell
  • 7CairneyBooked at 90mins
  • 11McCloskeySubstituted forStirlingat 76'minutes
  • 9MalcolmBooked at 45mins
  • 14Longworth

Substitutes

  • 3Keenan
  • 10Stirling
  • 12Kemp
  • 13Currie
  • 16Turner
  • 18McGill
  • 25Nequecaur

Ayr

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Fleming
  • 2DevlinBooked at 88mins
  • 5McLauchlan
  • 4Murphy
  • 3MuirBooked at 35minsSubstituted forTroutenat 46'minutes
  • 8CrawfordSubstituted forMcKenzieat 84'minutes
  • 6StevensonBooked at 48mins
  • 7Donald
  • 10ForrestSubstituted forGrahamat 64'minutes
  • 9PrestonBooked at 90mins
  • 11Caldwell

Substitutes

  • 12Graham
  • 14Trouten
  • 15McKenzie
  • 16McCracken
  • 19Newman
Referee:
Colin Steven
Attendance:
1,178

Match Stats

Home TeamStranraerAway TeamAyr
Possession
Home59%
Away41%
Shots
Home9
Away9
Shots on Target
Home4
Away5
Corners
Home6
Away3
Fouls
Home12
Away15

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Stranraer 1, Ayr United 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Stranraer 1, Ayr United 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Michael Donald (Ayr United) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  4. Booking

    Jordan Preston (Ayr United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  5. Post update

    Craig Pettigrew (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Jordan Preston (Ayr United).

  7. Booking

    Paul Cairney (Stranraer) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  8. Post update

    Alan Trouten (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Paul Cairney (Stranraer).

  10. Post update

    Attempt missed. Paul Cairney (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  11. Post update

    Andy Stirling (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Gerry McLauchlan (Ayr United).

  13. Booking

    Nicky Devlin (Ayr United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  14. Post update

    Andy Stirling (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Nicky Devlin (Ayr United).

  16. Post update

    Scott Rumsby (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  17. Post update

    Dangerous play by Jordan Preston (Ayr United).

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Stranraer. Kyle Turner replaces Mark McGuigan.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Ayr United. Sean McKenzie replaces Robbie Crawford.

  20. Post update

    Paul Cairney (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the left wing.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dunfermline20144252143846
2Ayr20114537261137
3Peterhead2088443241932
4Albion188462020028
5Airdrieonians2082102531-626
6Stenhousemuir207492944-1525
7Cowdenbeath197392941-1224
8Stranraer1962111831-1320
9Forfar194692633-718
10Brechin1943121934-1515
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